Modern Marvels

Season 10 Episode 37

Military Movers

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Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Aug 06, 2003 on The History Channel
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Military Movers
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Military planners move millions of soldiers and tons of cargo halfway around the world and into the thick of action.
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      • In 1863, General Joseph Hooker sent more than 20,000 men with horses, artillery and equipment from the Washington area to Chattanooga, over 1,100 miles, by railroad in only 11 days. It was the longest, fastest troop movement in history until World War I.

      • Roughly 70% of the world's breaches are vulnerable to an LCAC amphibious assault.

      • Andrew Higgins sold his fast-moving boats to the Coast Guard during prohibition to help stop rumrunners. Later, Higgins claimed that he also sold his boats to the rumrunners.

      • C-17s supplied 50% of the cargo and more than 4,000 passengers for the United Nations Peacekeepers in Bosnia.

      • Goof: LCAC's are not part of the Transportation Command. They belong to the amphibious forces of the fleet. They dock inside of the big amphibious assault ships and are for the exclusive use of the Marine Corps for transporting troops, equipment and supplies over the beach from their mother ships.

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      • Cast:

        Richard E. Killblane
        Cmd. Historian, U.S. Army Trans. School

        Maj. Gen. Bill Welser III, USAF
        Dir. of Operations and Logistics (J-3/4)

        Staff Sgt. Jeremy Davis
        Crew Chief, C-17, Charleston Air Force Base

        Capt. Katie Joynt
        First Pilot, C-17, Charleston Air Force Base

        Martin K.A. Morgan
        Research Historian, National D-Day Museum

        Master Sgt. Scott Wedzel
        Loadmaster, C-17, Charleston Air Force Base

        Senior Airman Corrie Frazier
        Air Trans. Specialist, Charleston Air Force Base

        Jerry Strahan
        Author, Andrew Higgins & the Boats That Won WWII

        George Benedetto
        Engineer, Higgins Boat Society

        St. Chief PO Charles Daigre
        LCAC Craftmaster, Camp Pendleton, CA

        PO 1st Class Fernando Espin
        LCAC Engineer, Camp Pendleton, CA

        OP. Sp2c Robert Gregory
        LCAC Navigator, Camp Pendleton, CA

        Rear Adm. Chris Ames, USN
        Dir. of Plans & Policy (J-5), U.S. Trans Cmd.

        Dr. James K. Matthews, Ph.D.
        Cmd. Historian, U.S. Trans. Command

        Col. Glen Joerger, USAF
        Chief Deployment Div., U.S. Trans. Command

        Col. Jim Sharpe, USA
        Chief of Media, U.S. Transportation Cmd.

        Executive Producer: Don Cambou
        Writer: Matthew P. Hickey
        Producer: Matthew P. Hickey
        Line Producer: Paul Dzilvelis
        Narrator: Max Raphael
        Editor: Sean Dash
        Producer: Bruce Nash
        Creator: Bruce Nash
        Music: Alan Ett
        Production Manager: Kathlene Exner
        Post Production Manager: Gary Reid
        Clearance Supervisor: Katie Del Core
        Director of Research: Hildie Katibah
        Production Auditor: Dani Eslin
        Assistant Production Accountant: Linda Scribner
        Assistant Production Accountant: Dennis Luciani
        Production Coordinator: James Wiser
        Clearance Assistant: Gabe Martinez
        Production Assistant: David Falciani
        Assistant Editor: Scott R. Martin
        Post Production Coordinator: Danny Kim
        Post Production Assistant: Laura Steinhoff
        Voice Over Coordinator: Beata Genin
        Camera: Scott Bell
        Camera: Neal Kinard
        Camera: Steve Kondracki
        Camera: Bryan Kweskin
        Camera: Jesse Phinney
        Field Audio: Jeff Colon
        Field Audio: Alex Fox
        Field Audio: Dacid Rutherford
        Field Audio: Nathan Smith
        Online Editor: Tim Dornan
        Sound Mixer: Paul Ray
        Animation: Victor Bornia
        Animation: Glenn Takakjian
        Historical Consultant: Martin K.A. Morgan
        Footage Consultant: Ted Troll

        Special Thanks:
        William Allcorn
        Barbara Bower
        Shelley Culkins
        Paige Eaton
        Betty & Jim Gilbert
        David Hanselman
        Nilda Jensen
        Rodney B. Mayo
        The National D-Day Museum, New Orleans
        Textron Marine & Land Systems

        Executive Producer: Beth Dietrich-Segarra
        Produced by Actuality Productions, INC
        2002

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